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anterolateral pathway that carries well localized sharp, fast, discriminitive pain sensations. Spatial and temporal discrimination of pain.
dorsal root ganglia, substantia gelatinosa (Dorsal horn, 1 or more spinal levels above)
first order neurons of the STT cell bodies located in________ and synapse in ______
anterolateral pathway that conducts slow, dull, nondiscriminative and affective aspects of pain
damage to the lateral or anterolateral aspect of spinal cord or brain stem would always cause damage of pain/temp to the
dorsal roots, sharp, burning pain
dermatomal (radicular) pain results from irritation of _______, and feels like ______
2 segments above on contralateral side
if you want to eliminate pain at a level of the spinal cord, perform a tractotomy/cordotomy at _________
anterior spina/vertebral artery
blood supply to the lateral spinothalamic tract at the caudal medulla
posterior inferior cerebellar artery
blood supply to the lateral spinothalamic tract at the level of the rostral medulla
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